The secret to Madonna's long-running success might be the tiny beast inside her that feeds on the souls of new talent. She gained 50 life points when she frenched Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera at the 2003 VMAs:

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And should be good for another 12 years worth of vigor with this mini make-out session she had with Drake at Coachella last night:

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Danielle Henderson is a lapsed academic, heavy metal karaoke machine, and culture editor at Fusion. She enjoys thinking about how race, gender, and sexuality shape our cultural narratives, but not in a boring way.